Technology can take us only so far—and it often doesn’t address the fundamental problem behind diabetes

Until one hundred years ago, carbohydrate restriction was the mainstay of treatment for diabetes, capable of alleviating the symptoms in adults with what we now call type 2 diabetes and prolonging the life of children with type 1 diabetes.

The discovery in 1921 of insulin, a life-saving hormone for people…

We reviewed over 100 studies and conclude that milk recommendations for Americans are not based in evidence

It’s perhaps the most widely advocated nutrition recommendation of the last half-century: For strong bones and overall health, consume three servings of reduced-fat milk a day.

The USDA’s “ChooseMyPlate” dedicates a corner of their icon for milk and equivalent dairy products (Figure 1).

Schools must offer fat-free or 1% low-fat…

A new, major study supports the “Carbohydrate Insulin Model” of obesity

The Problem

Most people have trouble staying on a weight-loss program.
Of those who stay on a program, most don’t lose much weight.
Of those who do lose weight, most regain it in 1 or 2 years.

These observations, first made in the 1950s, remain true today.

It’s now time to question…

Dr. David Ludwig

Physician, Nutrition Researcher, and Public Health Advocate. #1 NY Times bestselling author ofALWAYS HUNGRY? and ALWAYS DELICIOUS

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